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Accident: 136367.015 - Employee Amputates Hand When Caught In Roller Of Machine

Accident: 136367.015 -- Report ID: 0636900 -- Event Date: 06/09/2021
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1536805.01506/17/2021Fortified Metals, Llc
At approximately 11:45 a.m. on June 9, 2021, an employee was operating an R-pane l roll former. The employee was operating an R-panel roll former. He began to c lean metal shavings on the top roller (non-power-driven roller) with an abrasive pad. The employee's left hand was pulled between the top and bottom roller (po wer-driven roller) and became trapped. The employee tried to free his left hand with his right hand and both hands became caught between the rollers. The empl oyee sustained cuts and lacerations to both hands and was hospitalized for treat ment. The left hand was medically amputated at the hospital.
Keywords: amputated, amputation, caught between, hand, laceration, roller--mach/part
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature
1 1536805.015 52 M Hospitalized injury

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